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Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

AAA - 2 Diamond

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The Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU offers an unbeatable San Diego location, close to San Diego State University & Qualcomm Stadium. The hotel features affordable rates and comfortable accommodations. Its also ranked highly on TripAdvisor and is one of the only hotels in San Diego with no hidden fees. We offer a complimentary continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking and movies.

Guests of the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU will find that each spacious accommodation and suite features thoughtful touches to make every stay more comfortable, including a DVD player, complimentary high-speed Internet access, cable satellite television with HBO, ample desk space, coffee/tea maker and an iron and ironing board. For long-term guests, kitchen units with full-sized appliances are available, with special discounts for extended stays.

The hotel is perfect for families looking for value while visiting students at San Diego State University, construction crews wanting weekly and monthly stays, patients visiting nearby Alvarado Hospital or Sharp Grossmont Hospital, and those visiting nearby synagogues and churches.

With so much to explore in San Diego, just hop on the trolley! There are 2 stops less than 1.5 miles away at San Diego State University. Let the trolley whisk you away to Old Town, Little Italy, the Gaslamp Quarter, Qualcomm Stadium, Petco Park, the Convention Center and Tijuana, Mexico. Other attractions around this San Diego hotel include Viejas Arena (formerly Cox Arena), SeaWorld, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

Complete your stay by waking up to a complimentary continental breakfast with many kosher items and featuring a variety of morning-time favorites, like make your own waffles, relaxing at the outdoor heated pool with BBQ grill, surfing the web on the lobby computer and using our on-site laundry facility.

Make your next San Diego stay the best yet - book online today and save with the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU. Enjoy your stay.

Our older, 2 story property with stairs, has a friendly staff, clean rooms and in a quiet area. A Credit Card is required for check-in. No cash accepted. Parking is free, so at times can be limited. Check with us first if you have a large vehicle.

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6474 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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6474 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego
United States

What's nearby?


  • 1 mile(s) from La Mesa

  • 3 mile(s) from Lemon Grove

  • 5 mile(s) from El Cajon

  • 17 mile(s) from Chula Vista

  • 19 mile(s) from La Jolla

  • 20 mile(s) from Coronado

  • 22 mile(s) from Del Mar

  • 35 mile(s) from Escondido

  • 38 mile(s) from Carlsbad

  • 1 mile(s) from San Diego State University, and Cox Arena

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1058 traveller reviews
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Nice Getaway

17/10/2018 James G, Kankakee, United States

My wife and I visited San Diego and booked a room with the hotel. The staff were all friendly and offered great advice on places we should visit. The hotel was going through a big renovation current... more


Bad experience

16/10/2018 syoung2350, Sierra Vista, Arizona

Poor quality of breakfast and fleas in the room. Management would not listen to concerns. Will not stay at this hotel again. The carpets in the room were dirty and had a damp oder. Walking across the... more


Standard and Fair

13/10/2018 Jessica C, Garden Grove, United States

This is definitely a place that puts some bang in your buck. Parking was never an issue, the other patrons didn't bother us, and this hotel is located in the middle of a lot of great places to eat. S... more


Roses . A fine touch

20/09/2018 marygrace58, Columbus, Ohio

I really liked this place. It’s the little things that make it stand out like the beautiful roses that decorate the parking lot and the friendliness of the staff. I had booked the wrong date thru trav... more


Extremely Satisfied

12/09/2018 cschuttler, Perry, Iowa

Was on vacation and had to find a place to stay late in the evening due to an overbooking by other facility, found you guys on line, filled out the information, got to your facility, was checked in by... more

Owner Response
BW-Lamplighter-Inn, General Manager at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your FIVE STAR review with our TripAdvisor community. I'm delighted to hear you received such great customer service from our staff here at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn. We offer many free amenities such as, free continental breakfast, free parking, free DVD's, game boards & more! On your next visit, check out our outdoor heated pool. Its heated at just the right temperature for families to enjoy. We also have a BBQ out by our lovely pool, free of charge for guest to use. Again, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review! We hope to serve you again in the near future. Yours In Hospitality, Gilda Prado